Category Archives: Medical Education

Why the Slow Take-up of Comparative Effectiveness Research? It's Time and Money, Says a New PCORI Survey

Earlier this week, the federal government’s Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) unveiled a new survey, revealing that both patients and clinicians want in health research to focus on one thing: improving outcomes. A panel of healthcare providers discussed how findings will impact the structure and content of comparative effectiveness research (CER), advocating patient-centric dissemination […]
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The Sunshine Act: Cloudier Still?

With the recent release of the Patient Protection Sunshine Act (PPSA), the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has established reporting requirements to ensure that drug manufacturers properly disclose payments to physicians in areas of research, continuing medical education, etc. However a key uncertainty is the issue of state pre-emption. While state and local […]
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The Increasing Value of Medical Science Liaisons

Can’t get your sales rep into that academic medical center? Try sending a medical science liaison (MSL). A new study from Industry Standard Research (ISR) found that MSLs enjoy better access and higher levels of trust among oncologists. Docs also want different kinds of information from MSLs, according to the study findings.
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Cleveland Clinic Backs Quiz to Keep Docs Sharp

By challenging physicians to be The SmartestDoc, MDLinx and the Cleveland Clinic are using competition to promote education. On Tuesday, M3 USA’s MDLinx, a pharma advertising supported informational website for physicians, launched a new quiz – The SmartestDoc – for internal medicine and family physicians. In collaboration with MDLinx, the Cleveland Clinic is providing educational […]
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Medical Economics: New Highs for a Historic Brand

Medical Economics has been named "Media Brand of the Year" but MM&M magazie, one of sister publication Pharm Exec's main competitors.
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